Senior systems administrator

Yes Energy – Boston, MA

The Senior Systems Administrator is a critical role within the IT Infrastructure and  Systems Operations Organization. Reporting to the Senior Director, IT Infrastructure and Systems Operations, the role is responsible for daily administration of a network/server environment. Installs, configures, and maintains system software. Monitors server and network performance, troubleshoots more complex issues and deploys solutions. Plans and manages deployment of virtual private cloud. Plans and implements upgrades, patches, and installation of new applications, security patches, and equipment. Creates and maintains disaster recovery infrastructure. May lead the evaluation of new technologies and perform analysis/feasibility studies to guide decisions on the best way to optimize network efficiency and performance.  Networking and/or OS certification highly desired. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Ability to work independently within a greater team vision. Leadership contribution through technical knowledge in the area of specialization.


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  • Serve as the subject matter expert for Yes Energy infrastructure (servers and networking) projects

  • Support the ongoing maintenance, monitoring, security, replication, disaster recovery, and availability of all systems

  • Serve as a key member of the on-call Systems support team during non-business hours

  • Responsible for establishment and application of Yes Energy technical security policy, including user management, threat detection, and critical patching.

  • Respond to and resolve incident and problem tickets

  • Document and thoroughly understand the database and system architecture

  • Work closely with customer support team to communicate the root cause of outages, duration and recommendations or steps to resolve issues

  • Work with DBA staff to implement a HA/DR strategy for Yes Energy application and database resources

  • Use Linux based automation technologies and/or scripting techniques as needed to support business initiatives

  • Implement appropriate levels of system security


  • Linux (RHEL)

  • Cisco ASA Firewalls and IOS

  • Oracle (Database OS configuration and monitoring)

  • VmWare, vCenter

  • Hyper-Converged architecture

  • Dell/EMC ScaleIO/VxRack Flex

  • Enterprise backup technologies

  • AWS, Google cloud

  • Solarwinds and/or other web based monitoring tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ Years Network Administrator Experience

  • Exceptional Project Management and communication skills

  • 10 years Linux (preferably Red Hat)

  • Strong technical knowledge of server, storage, operating systems and network infrastructures are highly desirable.

  • Strong shell scripting

  • Knowledge/Experience with IO-optimized storage systems, particularly SSD and NVMe

  • Cloud experience, particularly with alternate data stores and large-scale data integration

  • Storage Technology related certifications or implementation experience highly desirable (Dell/EMC)

  • Experience with VMWare failover and monitoring techniques

  • Experience with moving/migrating systems and data

  • Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • 3+ years experience managing enterprise class storage arrays

  • 3+ years experience with storage protocols – SCSI, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, NFS, CiFS, NVMe.

  • Understanding of replication and snapshot methodologies used in enterprise storage environments

  • Experience maintaining high availability storage subsystems capacity and configuration

  • Experience troubleshooting complex incidents and problems associated to storage environments and related applications

Additional Qualifications

  • 10% travel

  • Oracle Database administration experience

  • VmWare, vcenter management

  • Dell ScaleIO


This position is located in our Boston, Massachusetts office.

How to Apply

Please fill out this application and email a resume and cover letter to:

Only applicants who include a cover letter, resume and completed application will be considered.

Yes Energy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Yes Energy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.